Kleiman Family History
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Kleiman Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from a reduced form of German Kleinmann ‘small man’ or a variant of the Yiddish form, klayman. North German (Kleimann): topographic name for a farmer who worked on heavy clay soil (see Kleier).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kleeman, Kleinman, Leiman, Klein, Pleiman, Fleitman, Kleffman